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Xi defends the Great Firewall of China at Internet conference

His participation is a clear message that China's Internet policy is part of social and political control, says academic
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Mr Xi maintains that China's control is necessary to keep public order, and has urged nations to respect each other's sovereignty over the Internet.

Beijing

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping defended China's strict control of websites, saying that it was necessary to keep public order, and urged nations to respect each other's sovereignty over the Internet.

Countries must not interfere in the internal affairs of others, Mr Xi told a

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